Monday, August 22, 2011

Final disposition of Canonical citation submittal, "accepted as is"

The trial use and public review period for the canonical citation submittal ended on August 5th, 2011. As there were no comments requesting changes to the submittal received during the trial use and review period, this message is to confirm that the disposition for the canonical citation submittal after the final public review is "accepted as is".

The following entries were accepted as final in the NISO OpenURL registry and the document pages on August 19, 2011.

The canonical citation community profile:

The canonical citation KEV metadata format:

A complete description of the canonical citation by the submitter, David Ruddy of the Cornell University Library:

The links above resolve to public NISO document pages. The pages include descriptive information and a link to the associated OpenURL registry entry. You can get to the registry entries directly at the NISO OpenURL registry at

The process for submittals is outlined at:

Congratulations to David Ruddy and the Cornell University Library on getting this submittal approved in the OpenURL registry, and by way of extension, part of the OpenURL Z39.88 NISO standard!


Phil Norman
OpenURL Maintenance Agency
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Dublin OH 43017 USA